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Casino Stocks Affected After Las Vegas Shooting

Casino Stocks affect after Vegas Shooting

In the wake of what has now been named the deadliest mass shooting in America, it was only natural that the tourism and leisure industry were affected, both in Nevada itself, and at home in Canada. 59 lives were lost and more than 500 people were injured when a lone shooter identified as Stephen Paddock


NYX Acquisition With Promissory Notes

NYX

Gaming giant Scientific Games (SG) has now announced that it will be offering $350 million’s worth of senior secured promissory notes in order to secure funding for its upcoming acquisition of NYX Gaming. SG has since confirmed that the issuance of the notes will be a private offering for NYX, with the promissory notes being


Parq Vancouver Gaming Resort Officially Open

Parq Vancouver

With a single ceremonial dice roll at 11 pm on Friday September 29, the long-awaited Parq Vancouver gaming resort officially opened its doors to Canadian players. It has been over two years since construction first started on the Paragon Gaming-owned complex, and now the $700 million gaming venue has finally become a reality for its


Gaming Firm Sued by Slots Player

Dolphin Treasure

Unlike in Canada, gambling has always been a bit of a point of contention in Australia. With stricter laws on land-based and online gambling in place, players are unsure of where they stand most of the time. Despite all this, players generally know what they are getting into when they sit at their favourite slot


Caesars and MGM Speak Out on DACA

DACA to continue

Las Vegas casino operating giants Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International are appealing to members of Congress to pass a law that will shield undocumented immigrants from being deported. Caesars and MGM made this appeal just days after president Donald Trump’s administration announced that it will be rescinding protection it offered to young immigrants who


Crown of Egypt Slot Pays Out

Crown of Egypt Winner

This has been a year for slots paying out some particularly generous jackpots. One of the latest slots to do so was International Gaming Technology’s Crown of Egypt. The slot is linked to software developer IGT’s interprovincial, omni-channel jackpot link known as Powerbucks. Big Payouts Abound Crown of Egypt paid out two impressive jackpots in


Loto-Quebec to Use VR Tech

Loto Quebec uses VR Tech

Loto-Quebec, the state regulator of lottery games in Canada’s Quebec province, has announced that it will soon join forces with Fondation Jasmin Roy to use virtual reality to prepare lotto jackpot winners for what to expect once they have won. Loto-Quebec is planning on working with Fondation Jasmin Roy, a firm established with the aim of


Bright Future For Canada’s Gambling Market

Canada's Gambling Future

At the moment, Canada has been focusing on positioning itself as an alternative gambling hub in North America. However, with Las Vegas just hours away, the country will need to work exceptionally hard in order to compete with what is arguably the most famous gambling destinations in the world. Vice President of the Canadian Gaming


Player Hits $1.6m Jackpot At Airport

1.6M win at airport

A lucky slots player from California has been the latest American to land a life-changing win. The player won big while playing the Wheel of Fortune progressive slot game at a Las Vegas airport on Tuesday, 15 August. The lucky lady, who has given her name as Sandra A., won a whopping jackpot of $1.6


Trump Agent Granted Licenses For Macau

Trump Agent Granted Licenses For Macau

The territory of Macau has always been China’s most prominent gambling region. Now, a firm tasked with handling trademarks on behalf of US President Donald Trump has been given the green light to develop the Trump casino brand in the only Asian territory in which real money gambling has been legalised. Approval for the additional